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Graveside services for A.C. Collins 85, Murchison have been scheduled for 10:00 A.M. Saturday July 23, 2016 at Oaklawn Memorial Park with Johnny Johnson officiating.
Mr. Collins passed away Wednesday morning in Tyler.
He was born June 29, 1931 in Eustace to the late Albert C. and Emma Florence Sydow Collins. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. A.C. was a resident of Murchison for the past 52 years and enjoyed many things which included building cabinets and woodworking, he loved to play his guitar and had played in many bands over the years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters and 1 brother.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years Margie Collins, Murchison, sons; Mark Collins, Athens, Luther Collins, Chandler, daughters; Teresa Collins, Austin, Janice Hankins and husband Larry, Athens, Donna Chiles and husband Anthony, Athens, grandchildren; Charlie Hankins and wife Alyssa, Tyler, Staci Hankins, Ft. Worth, Katie Chiles, Athens and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation for family and friends will be held Friday evening from 5:30-7:30 P.M. at the funeral home.
In desired memorials may be made to Hospice of East Texas, 4111 University Blvd. Tyler, Texas 75701.
If you would like to leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family you may do so at www.carroll-lehr.com.
Published on July 21, 2016
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